Accession Number : ADA495804


Title :   Symposium on Using Mechanics to Discover New Materials. Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science (45th) held in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois on 12-15 October 2008


Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings (abstracts only)


Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA OFFICE OF SPONSORED RESEARCH


Personal Author(s) : Dayal, Kaushik


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a495804.pdf


Report Date : 21 Dec 2008


Pagination or Media Count : 32


Abstract : The objective of this proposal is to support a symposium on using modern theoretical mechanics theories to discover new materials. Examples include low-hysteretic media which would revolutionize actuators and ferromagnetic shape-memory alloys which would provide interesting, reconfigurable antennas.


Descriptors :   *ABSTRACTS , *MATERIALS , *MECHANICS , ANTENNAS , ACTUATORS , HYSTERESIS , FERROMAGNETIC MATERIALS , SHAPE MEMORY ALLOYS , THEORY , SYMPOSIA , CONFIGURATIONS


Subject Categories : Miscellaneous Materials
      Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE